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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <kmcgr...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE][LAZY] the Incubator as a service provider for podlings (was: overzealous bureaucracy...)
Date Fri, 19 Jul 2019 04:43:33 GMT
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On Thu, Jul 18, 2019 at 9:54 AM Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:

> Agreed. I think some of the conversation on that thread was likely
> polarizing and heated and my hope is that it isn't continued in this thread
> (whether it was self-justified as being "ham-handed" or not).
>
> > On Jul 18, 2019, at 4:12 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > As discussed in the "overzealous bureaucracy" thread, I suggest
> > changing the text on the http://incubator.apache.org/ homepage to
> > present the Incubator as a service provider for podlings.
> >
> > I think the current description can be understood as the Incubator
> > being a"stern gatekeeper to the ASF" and that's not good.
> >
> > Defining the Incubator a service provider will give us a documented
> > basis to adapt our tone and processes if we (or podlings) notice that
> > we're being a stern gatekeeper again, as has happened in the past.
> >
> > If people agree with the general idea we can discuss the details of
> > the new text at https://github.com/apache/incubator/pull/12 if needed.
> >
> > I suggest using this thread more to discuss (and hopefully approve ;-)
> > the general idea of this change.
> >
> > I'm planning to merge #12 in the next few days unless someone from the
> > Incubator PMC objects.
> >
> > -Bertrand
> >
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